Software for Faculty & Staff

The major software titles available for faculty and staff to use are listed below; any associated costs are noted in the COST column. Use of the software for sponsored research is noted separately in the table, but all titles are eligible for the following use cases.

  • Teaching
  • Faculty Office
  • Graduate Office
  • Non-Sponsored Faculty Research
  • Non-Sponsored Graduate Research

If your use is for sponsored research please Contact Us to acquire a quote. Sponsored research is not eligible for academic discounts so we have to contact the vendors for accurate pricing.

See the Install column below for methods of installation on your computer. A (1) indicates you can contact your local IT staff to get it installed and a (2) indicates you can visit our secure portal and install it yourself.

Software TitleUse for Sponsored Research?CostNotesInstall Method(s)
AbaqusNoContact Us1
Adobe Creative SuiteYesISU-owned computers only1
AnsysYesContact Us1
Autodesk SuiteNo1
Bentley MicrostationYes1
CamworksYes1
CES EduPackNoME, MSE, AERE only1
ChemdrawYes1
COMSOLNoContact UsAmes Lab is NOT eligible1
EESYes1
ESRI ArcGISNoDownload ESRI Software1
IHTYes1, 2
Intel CompilersNoContact Us1
JMPYesDownload JMP1
LabViewYes1
MastercamYes1
MathematicaNoDownload Mathematica1
MathTypeYes1, 2
MATLABYesDownload MATLAB;
Ames Lab is NOT eligible
1, 2
Microsoft OfficeYesPersonal Computers ONLY
Download;
Log in then click Manage installs
2
OriginProYes1
PTC CreoNo1
PTC MathCADNo1
RHELYes1
SASNo$8.00/seat/yearPurchase SAS1
SigmaplotNo1
SOLIDWORKSNo1, 2
SPSSNo$50.00/seat/yea1
TecplotNo1, 2
WinEDTNo1